Smoky Mountain Resort Ministries proves you don't need four walls to have a church. 

Every Sunday, they ride the ski lift up to the top of the mountain and have a worship service on the slopes.

Pastor Bill Black started the program in 1982 so the employees at Ober who work every weekend had the opportunity to attend a church service in a snowy cathedral.

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Jodie and Andy Lamon help Bill out when he is away, and they hosted the Sunday service before Christmas.

Jodie is the program director for the SMRM and says there's nothing quite like being surrounded by God's creation.

"This is our cathedral in the Smokies, out here where we are surrounded not by walls, not by windows, not by a roof and fancy carpet," Lamon explained. "We are here out in the nature God has made."

At most churches there isn't a dress code to come and worship, but at the Sunday slope service, you need to have your snow boots, a board or skis and a lift ticket.

You also don't need to worry about bringing your Bible. All you need to know is in the bulletin they provide.

On the Sunday before Christmas, Andy preached the gospel. The scripture came from Luke 2, telling of the birth of Jesus.

Jodie says the SMRM doesn't just offer slope services.

"The goal of SMRM is to go where people live, work and play and bring them the message of God," Jodie said.

The group also goes to various resorts in Sevier County, delivers donuts and devotions every Sunday morning to the Ober staff, delivering the word of God.

During the summer when Ober is closed, they visit different campgrounds to hold service.

While Ober is open, though, the Ski Patrol makes up the majority of the congregation, but the occasional snowboard rider slides in.

The service ended with the congregation appropriately singing "Go Tell it on the Mountain."

The ministry also says they couldn't do any of this without the support of Ober and the Anders family, the owners of Ober.